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Gardeners' Day Out

Missing our signature event, Gardeners' Day Out?

You can now participate from the comfort of your own home, with online activities such as talks and demonstrations by experts, video tutorials of kids’ activities involving handicrafts, and promotions from gardening-related vendors. Videos will be released at 10 am.

On site, there are workshops and free guided tours in HortPark (with safe management measures). Check this page for monthly updates of our programme and schedule.


 

July 2021 Gardeners’ Day Out

 

Online Videos

1. The Garden Invasion Series: Garden of Memories (Jarius) (via NParksSG YouTube)

Join us in our Garden Invasion Series that features gardeners in Singapore with a passion for plants!

 

In this episode, plant collector Jarius takes us on a journey through his home garden, where each plant tells a story. Find out how one’s garden can change over the seasons and be inspired to curate your very own garden of memories.

 

 

2. DIY Traps for Vegetable Pests (via NParksSG YouTube)

For every gardener growing edibles, pests can be a handful. Thankfully, there are affordable DIY traps that can help to mitigate pest damage! In this video, learn how to make your own traps for common vegetable pests.

 

 

Talks

Vegetable Farming for Urban Dwellers (by James Lam, CIB Ambassador)

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Explore innovative concepts and strategies for future sustainable gardening! Learn to assemble a ‘Grow Kit’ that can grow more than 40 plants in a 1.25 x 1.25 sq m space and pick up DIY self-watering ideas to improve your plant growing methods.

 

Date

Venue

Time

17 Jul 2021

Multi-Purpose Hall (MPH) @ HortPark

9.30 am – 10.15 am

 

 

 

 

Please note that this talk is for pre-registered participants only; no walk-ins allowed. This talk will be held on site with safe management measures for a limited number of participants. Successful registrants will be notified via a confirmation email.

 

Registration closed

  

 

Feature Plant

Kopsia singapurensis (exclusive from Pasir Panjang Nursery)

 

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Kopsia singapurensis has fragrant white flowers with a red dot at the centre, which perfume the garden when in bloom. Tolerant of waterlogged soil, this critically endangered native plant can grow into a small tree or pruned into a shrub.

 

Now available at Rake Spade @ HortPark for a limited time only and while stocks last!

 

 

Workshops

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Please note that there will be no workshops for the month of July.

 

Guided Tours

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Sign up for our guided tours by clicking on the links below. Each guided tour is limited to 20 pax only, while slots last.

 

Date

Tour

Time

17 Jul 2021

Thematic Gardens Tour

9 am

Edibles Discovery Tour

9 am

10.30 am

Registration closed

 

Gardening Promotions Directory

Here are promotions offered by some merchants and hobbyists. Check out July and August's gardening directory here to get your gardening-related materials!

 

Past Gardeners' Day Out

Check out our previous Gardeners' Day Out by clicking on the links below!

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Last updated on 16 July 2021

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